Our Senior team is well versed in developing and implementing social and environmental programmes for national and multi-national organisations.
As broad or as narrow as the client requires, from discrete projects to business-wide or even multi-stakeholder initiatives, our strategies are guided by our core philosophy: we seek mutually beneficial solutions that are Stable, Sustainable, Profitable and Secure.
Even the most detailed of strategies may fail where there is a lack of understanding or commitment. Our Training team develops modules suitable for in-house and external audiences: from board executives to farmers and manufacturers; from awareness training to second-party audit training; from risk management tools, to environmental and social guidelines that can be put into practice on farms or production sites.
Our team is qualified in the application of psychometric testing, including DISC assessments and HBDI. Resilient.World delivers Team Building and Leadership Training programmes all designed to support effective and enduring change.
Our team of Doctoral researchers produce comprehensive and bespoke reports, offering new insights into the environmental and social challenges faced by our clients and their supply chain partners, and suggesting innovative solutions.
Our Audit teams have extensive, first-hand experience in working with agricultural, apparel, food and non-food manufacturers. Their work history includes not only third and second party monitoring, but the development of bespoke monitoring programmes and even the development of national and international initiatives.
We seek to provide our clients with clarity regarding the social and environmental conditions in their supply chains, and to develop frameworks that allow for informed corrective actions to take place.
Building resilience into supply chain operations goes far beyond monitoring. We have an extensive team of Consultants who work directly with manufacturers, farmers and agents to address:
Resource depletion: Our team of Environmental experts have developed Resilient.Index, a tool and methodology that helps our clients measure and reduce energy, water and waste, meet legislative requirements and minimise costs.
Food security: In many regions, up to 60% of a family’s income may be spent on buying food to meet their needs. Our network of Permaculture practitioners – operating in 92 countries – provides individuals and communities with the skills to grow their own food, using low maintenance, self-perpetuating methods. Cutting the expenditure of farmers and producers goes a long way towards building local resilience.
Micro-business: We have created Resilient.Box, a 40-foot shipping container that holds hydroponic and aquaponic equipment and comes complete with both Business Skills and Operational training materials. Introduced to communities, Resilient.Box provides them with fish and produce, forming the nucleus of a micro-business or building additional food security at a local level.
Resilient.World has established close partnerships with a number of technology firms in order to offer the most complete service to our clients.
Resilient.Index: A platform for tracking the energy consumption, water usage, and waste output of any production facility. Resilient.Index collates data from multiple sites, and provides users with objective information tailor made to support the development of comprehensive environmental initiatives.
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM): Working with WhichPLM, we support the apparel PLM sector in developing sustainability modules for their solutions, and providing training to their professional services teams in the fundamentals of resilience.
MaxiTerra: MaxiTerra uses communication and information technology to secure key elements of the productive chain for the agricultural sector and retailers. Its platform encompasses fair trade, sustainability, and promotes responsible living to smallholders.
Crisis communications: Even the most stringent attempts to address social and environmental challenges may be unsuccessful, and attract sometimes unfair criticism. Our Communications team has worked with media, regulators, and non-governmental organisations to create responsible, transparent and constructive channels of communication.
Impact assessments: Communicating progress, for example publicly through annual CSR reports, may sometimes be little more than a ‘laundry list’ of initiatives and meetings. In linking risk assessments, root cause analyses and key performance indicators built into a project’s design, however, our Impact Assessments become powerful tools for engagement.
Beyond monitoring, beyond interventions, we answer the question uppermost in the reader’s mind: ‘So What?’